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Pentagon disarms National Guard activated in D.C., sends active-duty forces home

Defense Secretary Mark T. Esper made the decision to disarm the roughly 5,000 guardsmen deployed to the capital without consulting the White House, as Pentagon looks to de-escalate.

  1. Pentagon disarms guardsmen in Washington, D.C., in signal of de-escalation  The Washington Post
  2. Ohio Gov. DeWine: National Guardsman deployed to DC ‘expressed white supremacist ideology’  Fox News
  3. Two National Guard members injured by lightning strike in D.C. storm  Daily Mail
  4. Trump could use the military to restore calm — and advance his political agenda | TheHill  The Hill
  5. FBI: National Guardsman expressed white supremacist ideology  WTOP